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Place of creation
Scope and content
Map shows the Northern Hemisphere from the North Pole to 50 degrees north latitude.
Conditions of access
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
251 Item no. assigned by LAC 251
Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.
Creator / Provenance
Prime meridian Faero Island.
On verso: text in french "Le pole Arctique, et la description des terres septentrionales. Original signature "B" with manuscript feature "&C" added, with catchword "ne".
This copy differs from other copy in collection in that it has a decorative border depicting the whaling industry.
Map has two cartouches: The title cartouche and a blank cartouche located on the right side of the map.
According to Kershaw map From: Nouveau Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas, 1639.
Citation / reference note
Kershaw, vol. 1, Entry 100, p. 100, Second state.
Koeman, volume 4, Entry ME 91
Phillips, Entry 455.
Copy / version note
Arctic regions - Maps - Early works to 1800.
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